Experienced Captain's Services with a U.S.C.G. Approved Instructor

Guiding On-the-Water Discoveries & Training


Captain Joe is based out of Green Bay, Wisconsin and associated with US Captain's Training of Michigan.


Captain Joe is a USCG 100 Ton Master of Steam, Motor, Auxiliary Sail Licensed Classroom Teacher and a United States Coast Guard (USCG) Approved Instructor/Examiner.


Captain Joe has spent his professional life guiding discoveries for people to help them achieve their ambitions.


From teaching science in area schools, to leading a Scout troop and operating summer camps, to instructing employees, teaching American Red Cross first aid classes, and providing boating instruction, Captain Joe has worked to make learning applicable and fun.


As a former boating instructor for a national boating organization or as an instructor for US Captain’s Training, he utilizes his professionalism to make safe boating happen for people who are serious about boating.


An avid sailor, fly fisherman, and award winning educator, Captain Joe makes learning about boating enjoyable while challenging you to do your best.


EDUCATION: BS Education—University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. Captain’s Course—Chapman’s School of Seamanship; Stuart, FL


LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Lifetime Teaching License; Substitute Teaching License—State of Wisconsin. Licensed Training Professional (Instructor) Basic First Aid, CPR, AED; Professional CPR, AED; Emergency Response; Wilderness and Remote First Aid—American Red Cross


EXPERIENCES: Classroom teacher; Trainer; Camp Director; Management; Coach; Cook; Dad; Grandpa; Approximately 47 years as an Educator/Instructor; 39 years of on water experiences; and Holder of awards/recognitions/achievements from professional, religious, and civic groups


Also a Member of the Great Lakes Captains Association


Contact Captain Joe to learn more about him, his methods, and how you can become a licensed captain or utilize his Captains' Services.


Contact Information:
On Board Academy
Captain Joe McGinnis
1276 Bayport Terrace
Green Bay, WI 54313
Phone: 920.619.9658
E-mail: captain@onboardacademy.net


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